Historical period(s)
Joseon period, second half of 15th-first half of 16th century
Medium
Stoneware with iron glaze
Dimensions
H x W: 6.7 x 13 cm (2 5/8 x 5 1/8 in)
Geography
Korea, Jeolla-do province
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1996.18
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Ceramic, Vessel
Type

Bowl

Keywords
brown and black glaze, Joseon period (1392 - 1910), Korea, stoneware, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

From 1959-1963 to 1996
Mr. Gregory Henderson (died 1988) and Mrs. Maria Henderson (died 2007), West Medford, MA, acquired in Korea from an unnamed source during 1959-1963 [1]

From 1996
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Maria Henderson in 1996 [2]

Notes:

[1] Mr. and Mrs. Henderson acquired this object in Korea whilst they were living in Seoul (according to an undated note in the object record).

[2] See Freer Gallery of Art Accession List, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Maria Henderson died 2007

Published References
  • Korean Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Washington, D.C. no. 10.12, p. 171.
Collection Area(s)
Korean Art
Web Resources
Korean Ceramics
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum